Roasted Root Vegetables

I made roasted root vegetables for my friend’s FRIENDS-GIVING party tonight. Urban Dictionary defines Friendsgiving as “When friends and family members gather around before Thanksgiving. An assortment of food is prepared and stories are shared of why everyone is friends and thankful for each other.” I am so thankful for all my friends and family…

Kale & Corn Pumpkin Soup

This soup is the perfect heart warming meal for the winter months. The pumpkin combined with the corn gives the broth a sweet touch. This unique blend of antioxidants, fiber and Vitamin A will keep you healthy and energized all day long! If you’re really feeling festive, you can carve out a small pumpkin and…

Broccoli Cauliflower Mash

This broccoli cauliflower mash with caramelized onions is full of fiber, antioxidants and immune boosting properties! On the outside this bright colored mash may seem intimidating to those who don’t love greens. However, taste is all that matters. This delicious mash tastes just like mashed potatoes with a hint of broccoli mixed in and a slight…

Grilled Thin Crust Pizza (Gluten Free)

With Labor Day upon us, summer BBQ season will soon come to an end. Most people celebrate the holiday by grilling and BBQ-ing their favorite meat or vegetable. Well, I would like to add a new recipe to the mix… grilled pizza! This recipe is pretty simple and very satisfying. Instead of going through the…

Blueberry Pie Greek Yogurt

If you love blueberries and blueberry pie, then this will make your mouth very happy!! One Sunday evening, my mom and I were brainstorming what we should do with our bag of extra blueberries. We thought it would be a good idea to cook them and add the mixture to our morning breakfast. She prefers greek yogurt…

Bell Pepper Egg White Salad

I love rice cakes and am always looking of new ways to enjoy them. This egg white salad is light, easy to make and tastes even better on a crunchy cracker. You will need: 5 hard boiled eggs chopped (whites only) 1 chopped bell pepper 2 tbsp whole grain mustard 2 rice cakes Basically, it is…

Mini Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an all time favorite of mine. My dad loves apple jelly and is always eating it as his jelly of choice. However, I never use apple jelly in my sandwiches and always gravitate toward the strawberry and raspberry jellies. This time I was adventurous and gave the jar of chunky…

Grilled Asparagus

Happy Memorial Day! Its the perfect day to BBQ. My favorite things to BBQ are vegetables and fruit. Asparagus is easy since it does not fall apart on the grill. I took two bunches of asparagus and marinated them in olive oil, garlic salt and a sprinkle of pepper. I placed them directly onto the…

Pineapple Coconut Chia Tropical Oats

Feel like you need a vacation? These oats will take you right to the tropics! I will not be taking a vacation any time soon, but at least I can pretend. These tropical oats are filled with coconut and pineapple flavors and are delicious. They are topped with a Health Warrior Chia Bar, which is…

Spicy Almond Dip with Snow Peas

I thought this spicy almond dip would be an easy, yet healthy snack. I usually come home to vegetables and hummus, but I wanted something a little more exciting today. This is filled with protein and healthy fats with a nice little added spice. You will need: 4 tbsp crunchy almond butter 1/2 tbsp soy sauce…

Funfetti Cake Oats

Happy Friday!! I love funfetti cake, so this was a great way to incorporate that into my breakfast! This kept me full and happy all morning. You will need: 1 cup Steel Cut Oats made with almond milk (see my recipe on Steel Cut Chia Oats) A sprinkle of brown sugar 1 tbsp imitation butter…

Chocolate Chip Coconut Loaf Cake

Today I am wishing my mom the happiest of Mother’s Days! She is someone I wish to emulate in every aspect of life and I consider myself lucky to be her daughter. Not only did she teach me to cook, but she taught me to laugh and enjoy life. Not many people can say their…